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Social Issues

Upcoming Events:

The 24th Annual Social Issues Conference, Presents “From the Margins to the Center”

The annual social issues conference works in collaboration with individuals and departments from the campus community to bring speakers and programs that; increase awareness of social issues; instigate positive change through communication, advocacy, and activism; and embrace the value of respect, dignity, and compassion, more information...

Mission Statement and Goals

The Social Issues Committee will: increase awareness of social issues; instigate positive change through communication, advocacy, and activism; and embrace the value of respect, dignity, and compassion by:

  • Creating opportunities to bring diverse people together and developing skills within a community of learners;
  • Responding to contemporary conflicts as they affect the campus community;
  • Focusing attention on an area of social controversy through an annual theme;
  • Collaborating, coordinating, and communicating Social Issues within the entire USD community;
  • Challenging perceptions of communities outside of USD and promoting connections with those communities

Social Issues Committee